- Near Bennington, Vermont, USA
- February 10
- Sheba Marx has been employed as a writer, budget analyst, dishwasher, executive director, telephone operator, chief innovations officer, development director, swim teacher, custodian, assistant director, sales clerk, grants officer, transcript typist, facility planning coordinator, research assistant and consultant. She has been unemployed since October 26, 2009. Find all of Sheba Marx's Good Things about Unemployment at unemployedmarx.blogspot.com
MY RECENT POSTS
- 27 Mushroom Photos
July 17, 2011 12:40PM
- Returning to the woods: Photos
May 30, 2011 07:47PM
- Pull it up! Photos
May 15, 2011 08:53PM
- Spring in the woods: Photos
May 08, 2011 08:48PM
- 250th Good Thing about
May 05, 2011 02:57PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Wow, a comment after all
these months. Thanks
January 09, 2012 08:31PM
- “I cooked and ate a newly
found chicken mushroom last
Not bad. It has
August 15, 2011 10:03AM
- “whoa wild man. ;-).
July 25, 2011 03:12PM
- “Oh, Neil Young says it
all. Good to see you again.
July 21, 2011 08:49AM
- “Some of our best die
young. Thanks. R”
July 21, 2011 08:46AM
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Chicken Mushroom because it tastes like chicken ;-).
It has been too long since I posted. No longer unemployed but underemployed, I work most of the time to earn less than half the money I used to make. But I'm not here to complain... Over the… Read full post »
It seems like forever since I visited with all of you. My son graduated from college last weekend, so I traveled to the University of Kansas in Lawrence for that joyous event. A real treat. Come mid-July, he will begin a job only two and a half hours away.… Read full post »
Garlic Mustard is blooming all over New England right now: in yards, ditches, fields and woods. PULL IT UP! This plant poses a severe threat to native plants and animals in forest communities in the eastern and mid-western U.S. Many native widlflowers grow… Read full post »
Ironwood tree blooms. It is so exciting to walk in the woods daily and discover a new bloom or leaf. Here is the latest growth in our woods in the Berkshire Mountains. I love bringing these to you because I enjoy them so much.
Blue Cohosh.… Read full post »
Now that they have found Osama bin Laden, can they find me a job? I've enlisted some help above, but my friends may be digging in the wrong spot.
249th Good Thing about Unemployment
You are the unemployed representative at Career Day… Read full post »
Spring wildflowers in the rich woods of the Northeastern U.S.
I'm in the Berkshire mountains. I am so lucky to be able to take these photos: A very nice reward after such a long and heavy snowy/icy winter. These photos were taken Tuesday & Wednesday. We are now having a… Read full post »
246th Good Thing about Unemployment
You don't have to say, "Have a nice day!"
245th Good Thing about Unemployment
You don’t have to buy anything from your co-workers like Girl Scout cookies, candy bars, magazines, Avon products, cookie dough, gift wrap… Read full post »
243. Technical support means finding a recipe on Open Salon.
242. You manage unemployment by wandering around (MBWA) with your dogs.
Here are some tips:
- Appear relaxed as you wander.
- Try to spend an equal amount … Read full post »
Spring has finally arrived in Petersburgh, New York, where I live, situated at the intersection of the Vermont/Massachusetts/New York borders. The snow and ice are almost gone and the glory of the wood frog mating ritual surrounds you when you walk out of the house--an almost constant c… Read full post »
On Sunday, I was lucky to attend a photography workshop at the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, New York, led by Brenda Ann Kenneally who is an award winning photographer. As stated on her webiste, "her long-term projects are intimate portraits of social issues that intersect where t… Read full post »
You form a strategic partnership. You apply for the jobs and your partner gets you the interviews. Make sure he shows his teeth, however, and will get mean with mammals other than squirrels.
For Good Things numbered 1 through 100 For… Read full post »
Last night, weather experts predicted 18 inches of April 1st snow for the Berkshires. Today, they say eight. A couple so far. Nothing but flakes and fools here, including me. Enjoy your warmth. … Read full post »
You get to use all those soaps,
shampoos and shower caps
you collected on your business trips.
The pool of unemployed families is at an all-time high
Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the proportion of families with an unemployed family member was the highest ever or since 1994 when they started reporting this figure. In 2010, 12.4% of families or 9.7 million families… Read full post »
235. You are home to enjoy the lovely spring
weather of snow squalls. No wonder I’m under the
234. You are President of your Human Resources.
233. You… Read full post »
We were without electricity and water the last four days. After going to the Bennington Recreation Center to shower last night, we returned to find our power had returned. I've never washed dishes with such joy! Here are photos of the results of Sunday's storm when it poured ice… Read full post »
At one of my former workplaces, a rather round co-worker fell asleep several times a day and always at staff meetings. He was… Read full post »
222nd Good Thing about Unemployment
You don’t have to return after the
Truthfully, I worked at a law firm with a legend of an attorney who never returned to work after the building caught fire. Folks saw him leave the building, but he just… Read full post »
I will receive an academy award for the longest original
script with an unemployed person who has True Grit and
an OS Social Network, and living in the Winter’s Bone
from Inception. I am grateful for Linda Seccaspina, who
will be dressed as a… Read full post »
You train the intern to wash your
laundry and update your resume, and
reward him with salutatory praise,
such as, “What are you making us for
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220th Good Thing about Unemployment
Buddy, Snott & Daisy at work
You practice Total Quality Management (TQM) with your dogs. You are Executive Management. They are the Quality Control Circle (QCC)… Read full post »
219th Good Thing about Unemployment
You inventory your stuff to sell on eBay: five
boxes of file folders, two boxes of white
board markers and 10 boxes of unsharpened
pencils you stole from your employer the day
It would be so nice to have a scanner. I'm hoping my tax return will buy a new printer with a scanner. All rights reserved. All of these Good Things are posted at unemployedmarx.blogspot.com.
217th Good Thing about Unemployment